'Princess And I' actor Mike Quinzon wins title at Ginoong Bicolandia 2012 pageant

Model-actor Mike Quinzon joined the Ginoong Bicolandia 2012 pageant held just recently (September 4) in Naga City.

Ginoong Bicolandia 2012 winners (L-R): 1st RU Emman Adigue, G. Bicolandia 2012 Jerome Ibarra, G. Naga City 2012 Mike Quinzon, 2nd RU Nick Awa (Photo Credit: 'Dandy Quinzon Belleza)

Representing Goa, CamSur, Mike Quinzon (Full Name: Jo Michael Quinzon) was named as Ginoong Naga City 2012, the 2nd highest title in the said male pageant.

Mike is a Registered Nurse who just passed the board exam last August.

As an actor, he already appeared in the hit ABS-CBN teleserye "Princess And I" and in the 2011 movies "Shake, Rattle & Roll 13" and "Tween Academy: Class of 2012".

Mike Quinzon in a scene with Daniel Padilla in "Princess And I"

Mike with Kathryn Bernardo while filming for the "Parola" episode of the MMFF 2011 entry 'Shake, Rattle & Roll 13'

In 2010, Mike was among Candy Mag's Top 10 Regular Cuties, ranking 5th.


The Ginoong Bicolandia 2012 title was won by Jerome Ibarra, a student and former varsity player at Ateneo de Naga University.

Among the judges in the pageant was Binibining Pilipinas 2012 candidate Jaine Hidalgo.

Ginoong Bicolandia 2012 - #8 Jerome Ibarra, Naga City (also Best in Swimwear)

Ginoong Naga City 2012 - #16 Jo Michael Quinzon, Goa, CamSur (also Best in Formal Wear)

1st Runner Up - #10 Emmanuel Adigue, Masbate City (also Best in Talent, Best in Casual Wear, Mr. Photogenic)

2nd Runner Up - #19 Nick Awa II, Lagonoy, CamSur (also Ginoong Mestiza Soap)


#2 John Edward Atiwag, Camarines Norte and #4 Phillip Castañeda II, Camarines Norte (also Best in Production Number)

#9 Ramon Fortez, Jose Panganiban, Camarines Norte and #11 Julius Reatiraza, Oas, Albay

#12 Kim Brian Salvador, Libmanan, CamSur (also Ginoong Regent, Ginoong Bicolandia Foundation) and #21 Valentin Rosana, Pasacao, CamSur

Other Awardees:
#3 Rudolph Kevin ? - Mr. Friendship, #14 Rey Buenciello - Ginoo Sa Gabi


Two more pageants were held in Naga City the next two nights after the G. Bicolandia 2012 pageant.

On September 5 (Wednesday) at Jesse M. Robredo Coliseum, the Miss Bicolandia 2012 winner was crowned and she is 19-year-old Yvethe Marie Santiago, a graduating BS Accountancy student from the Bicol University.

The pageant was hosted by Kapuso stars Raymond Gutierrez and Isabelle Daza, while RnB Prince JayR was the featured performer.

Yvethe Santiago has already represented the Philippines in the 22nd World Miss University (2010) held in Korea and won Best National Costume.

She's so gorgeous! I can already see Yvethe being crowned with a title when she joins Binibining Pilipinas in 2014 (not in 2013 'coz she is a graduating student and will review for the October 2013 CPA Board Exam).

Previous candidates and winners of Miss Bicolandia who were later crowned Binibining Pilipinas were Melody Gersbach, Venus Raj and Dianne Necio.


Then last Thursday, another male pageant was held but this time, a contest for teen Bicolanos.

Winning the Pretty Boy Bicolandia 2012 title was the very tall and handsome 17-year-old Jovy Rene Bequillo, a Tourism Management student at the Ateneo de Naga University.

He's such a cutie!

Pretty Boy Bicolandia 2012 Winners (L-R): #5 Sid Andro Carpio - 1st RU, #15 Harvin Ong - Pretty Boy Festival Prince 2012, #9 Jovy Bequillo - Pretty Boy Bicolandia 2012, #6 Rey Buenciello - Pretty Boy Naga City 2012, #13 Ramyr Banta - 2nd Runner Up

In case you still don't know, actor Jericho Rosales was once a Pretty Boy Bicolandia winner before joining Mr. Pogi contest on 'Eat Bulaga!'. - www.mykiru.ph

Photos courtesy of 'Dandy Quinzon Belleza, Mike Quinzon and Jovy Bequillo

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Mykiru is an entertainment blogger, having been named as one of the Top 10 Pinoy Showbiz Resources in the Philippines. For a decade now, Mykiru.ph has been delivering the latest, the hottest and most trending issues in the country.

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